6.06. Election of Faculty to Committees

A.    Faculty members on Chapter 6 committees to be chosen by election are elected by the university faculty.

B.    Persons who hold administrative appointments of one-half time or more beyond the level of a department or program are not eligible for election to faculty committees.

C.    Unless otherwise provided, nominations for Chapter 6 committee positions that are to be filled by faculty election are made by the Committee on Committees. In addition, any member of the university faculty may nominate an eligible candidate at the meeting of the senate in February at which the Committee on Committees reports.

D.    Primary elections are to be held for those committees for which there are more than twice as many nominees as vacant positions to be filled, in order to reduce the number of nominees to twice the number of positions to be filled. The primary elections are to be scheduled at the time of the regular senate meeting in March.

E.    Regular annual elections to faculty committees are to be scheduled at the time of the regular senate meeting in April. For annual elections, the ballot for each committee shall list twice as many eligible nominees as vacancies to be filled in the election.

F.    Election are managed electronically.